Conn. Trooper-Involved Crash Closes Route 72 East - NECN

Conn. Trooper-Involved Crash Closes Route 72 East

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    Conn. Trooper-Involved Crash Closes Route 72 East
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    Route 72 east has reopened on the Plainville/New Britain line after a crash involving a state police car.

    Route 72 east has reopened on the Plainville/New Britain line after a crash involving a state police car.

    A vehicle struck the back of a state police car parked in the right lane while a trooper was investigating a crash. The accident happened east of exit 7 in Plainville.

    The highway shut down as police investigated.

    An ambulance transported the driver of the vehicle that hit the cruiser to St. Francis Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

    More information will be provided when it becomes available.